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EPSRC Support by Research Area (Polymer Materials) in Theme (Healthcare Technologies)

Research areas are used to describe EPSRC's portfolio of excellent long term research and high quality postgraduate training.

Grants are classified using one or more research areas. The number and value of grants listed below reflects how the theme portfolio is described by this research area.

Please note: some research areas will appear under multiple themes. There is no unique, absolute, relationship between a research area and a theme.

Grant TitlePrincipal
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
An Injectable Implant Providing Long-Acting Drug Delivery for the Treatment of Chronic diseaseMcDonald, Dr T OUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 931,713
Engineering growth factor microenvironments - a new therapeutic paradigm for regenerative medicineSalmeron-Sanchez, Professor MUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 3,661,144
High Resolution High Throughput Mass Spectrometry to Characterise Materials, Chemicals, and BioCatalystsBarran, Professor PEUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 1,099,473
Neuro-oncological precision nanomedicinesBattaglia, Professor GUCLChemistry 863,210
New Branched Polymers Excipients and Emulsions for Enhanced Drug DeliveryOwen, Professor AUniversity of LiverpoolInstitute of Translational Medicine 1,728,068
Next Generation Biomaterials DiscoveryAlexander, Professor MRUniversity of NottinghamSch of Pharmacy 5,365,958
Peptide-mimetic hydrogels as a long-acting multipurpose drug delivery platform for combined contraception and HIV preventionLaverty, Dr GQueen's University of BelfastSch of Pharmacy 766,542
Polymer Bioelectronics for High Resolution Implantable DevicesGreen, Professor RImperial College LondonBioengineering 1,078,948
Shape memory bone and soft tissue fixationsCoates, Professor PDUniversity of BradfordFaculty of Engineering and Informatics 904,074
TRIAL: Treatment of Respiratory Infections with inhaled AntimicrobiaLsD'Sa, Dr RAUniversity of LiverpoolMech, Materials & Aerospace Engineering 663,939
TRIAL: Treatment of Respiratory Infections with inhaled AntimicrobiaLsFerreira, Professor DMLiverpool School of Tropical MedicineClinical Sciences 413,496

Total Number of Grants: 11
Total Value of Grants: £17,476,565

The grant value may include the cost of access to facilities (these funds are not awarded to the grant holding organisation).